General Landscape Uses:
Although long considered by many to be native, we agree with Franck (2020, pp 205-208)
that this wildflower is not native
Available in Lake Worth at Amelia's SmartyPlants
(561-540-6296) and in Boynton Beach at Sustainscape
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Attracts bee and butterfly pollinators.
Hammer 2004, Nelson 2003
See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday
page and a discussion from Florida Wildflower Foundation on its native status